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  • MongoliaMongolia Diary 3rd May Sqminuud to Sainshand An interesting driving through the Gobi Desert. Mike is feeling a little better, so was able to drive, thank god. I don’t think I would have handled the conditions, which at Posted by THEMIKNADS in Simply Classic Shanghai-London | Jun 5, 2012
  • I can't feel my toes!We have only good news to report on our second attempt at boarding our Beijing-Mongolia train! We managed to arrive 1.5hrs early, eat some delicious McDonalds and even be directed to the wrong platform… twice, but we made it! Ahh Posted by Joel-Renee in The beer is better when backpacking | Feb 1, 2012
  • Blige, what a great gert ger!Welcome back! Key item for discussion - our ger! Cracking! Picking up from where we last left off, we were on the train from Irkutsk to Mongolia. This train was a whole lot more touristy and we actually heard some English for Posted by ef2000luca in Alice, Louise, Lucy & Luca Travel | Mar 30, 2012
  • I don't think this is Tea!Now that we are out of Russia we can bring you this blog, we wanted to post it earlier but were advised by a few people to hold off until we we out of the motherland... Just in case. Trans-Mongolian Journey: Posted by Joel-Renee in The beer is better when backpacking | Feb 29, 2012
  • I cant feel my toes!We have only good news to report on our second attempt at boarding our Beijing-Mongolia train! We managed to arrive 1.5hrs early, eat some delicious McDonalds and even be directed to the wrong platform… twice, but we made it! Ahh Posted by Joel-Renee in The beer is better when backpacking | Feb 1, 2012
  • MongoliaThe one pervading memory of Mongolia is sheep - that stench of dirty mutton managed to infiltrate every inanimate object regardless of whether there were sheep in the vicinity or not. We spent our time in Mongolia being driven in Posted by dodging_cholera in On the road to perdition... | Sep 19, 2011
  • South Gobi Desert Trip, Mongolia27.10.11 – This morning we set off on our trip with Joris and Bart (2 Belgian guys) and Lisa and Bernie (English and Irish girls backpacking their way to Australia). Our guide is Monkh (pronounced Mogi), a central Mongolian local Posted by Long way home in Overland Adventures Home | Nov 2, 2011
  • Mongolian Throat SingingThis one is for David and Georgina, and Bob, who tried very hard, but was no good at Throat singing!!!! Mongolia is famous for a lot of things, in particular its throat singing, in fact the region of Tuva (Russia) is Posted by beatski in incidentals | Nov 17, 2011
  • Horse Trekking in MongoliaHorse Trekking in Mongolia Going to Mongolia and not going horseriding is like going to Grangetown, Middlesbrough and not getting happy slapped. Horseback riding in Mongolia is still the preferred mode of transport in the country. So when look Posted by beatski in incidentals | Nov 10, 2011
  • Horse Stomach with Onion?Mongolia 22nd October So I failed the test ok? It was the thing that I had been trying to avoid and had managed to succeed up until my final leg of the journey out of Mongolia. I had been travelling through Posted by beatski in incidentals | Nov 5, 2011
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia25.10.11 – After several hours on the train, and several more hours at the border crossing, we eventually arrived in Ulaanbaatar. Our hostel had sent a driver to pick us up, which at 6:30am was thoroughly appreciated! We made our Posted by Long way home in Overland Adventures Home | Nov 2, 2011
  • MongoliaMongolia October 2011 Given that I had met Dave and he had basically put the shits up me, then I was not expecting much more from Mongolia other than cat fights, unprovoked attacks and perhaps a horse if I was lucky. Posted by beatski in incidentals | Oct 28, 2011
  • Dave the Deer HunterUlan Bator - Mongolia Id arrived in Ulaanbaatar tired out, the Russian border had taken its toll and I was grateful on getting an early check in at the hostel. I was pleased to see that Jimmy Cranky, Les Dennis Posted by beatski in incidentals | Oct 28, 2011
  • The Only Way is EssexUlaanbataar 21st October I instantly recognise an accent, it is not often that you meet somebody from the UK in Central Asia. Mongolia is a place that is mainly full of adventurers, hikers, trekkers and horse riders. Since it Posted by beatski in incidentals | Oct 24, 2011
  • Hunger.....Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 17th October I have passed through Russia and Mongolia in a state of constant hunger. I have passed through Russia with little help from locals, little food on the plate and difficulty in finding decent fresh fruit on Posted by beatski in incidentals | Oct 24, 2011
  • Monglian Toilet BusinessMongolia – Friday 14th October Shit Houses You thought the toilets at Glastonbury were bad? Well I have news for you Glastonbury goers. I have been to Glastonbury and I have managed to survive the stench bog pits in which Posted by beatski in incidentals | Oct 20, 2011
  • Golden Gobi MongoliaAfter horse riding in the east we came back to Ulaanbaatar to have a look at the city, rated to be one of the ugliest in the world... It really wasn't, actually it was quite nice except the pickpocketers that Posted by akihle in 2toAsia | Sep 27, 2011
  • 12 August - Ulaan Baatar or Batty Baatar? Fascinating city, and slightly crazy, but in a good way. Our early morning arrival allowed us to experience the very congested driving and the excellent skill of the local drivers to squeeze land cruisers into a gap only really Posted by mkmp in Trans Siberian 2011 | Aug 11, 2011
  • 11 and 12 August - Irkutsk to Ulaan BaatarThe waiting at the border seemed to be the longest part of the journey. With the help of some playing cards, beer, crisps and plenty of sunshine, the 5 hour stop on the Russian side flew by. The three Posted by mkmp in Trans Siberian 2011 | Aug 11, 2011
  • Horseriding in MongoliaDuring our train trips in Russia we met Vytautas, a Lithuanian on his way to India. We had common plans to ride horses in Mongolia and therefore joined our trips together. When arriving in Ulan Bataar 7 AM we immediately Posted by akihle in 2toAsia | Sep 11, 2011
  • Chinese train and new bogeys Trans-Manchurian Express, China Arriving early at Ulaanbaatar station for our 0715 train to Beijing we had taken one of the capital’s ubiquitous private car taxis. With ‘proper’ taxis in short supply most private cars can be flagged down and used as Posted by jamesh1066 in Overland from Europe to China and beyond | Jul 17, 2011
  • Ulaanbaatar Road TripUlanbaatar, Mongolia After a relatively warm night we awoke once again to the eternal blue sky. With a six hour drive back to the capital to look forward to we needed petrol. Since filling up the day before the pumps were Posted by jamesh1066 in Overland from Europe to China and beyond | Jul 16, 2011
  • Hot Springs and MonasteriesKharkhorin, Mongolia Waking surprisingly late, given the wooden quality of our thin mattresses, our first task, after so much effort to get there, was to visit the Hot Springs. With flies continuing to annoy us we enjoyed both hot showers and Posted by jamesh1066 in Overland from Europe to China and beyond | Jul 15, 2011
  • Epic road trip to the Hot SpringsTsenkher Hot Springs, Mongolia Our morning began with one of those serene moments often sought but rarely found, the sun blessed grassy steppes before us. Through the door of our Ger a rectangular image of passing rural life - wild horses, Posted by jamesh1066 in Overland from Europe to China and beyond | Jul 14, 2011
  • Ulaanbataar and going to a Ger CampJust a recap. Mongolia is amazing! In the past couple of day I went to a Ger camp, and did some of the more touristy things around Ulaanbaatar- the Capital of Mongolia. This post will be about the delights of Posted by maree25 in Escape from the colony: Round 2 | Aug 13, 2011
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